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A daily podcast of sacred and mindful meditations to help you encounter the divine presence of God throughout your day.

Aug 31, 2018

Psalm 18:30.   Have you ever felt lost?  Wondering if you are on the right path?  Wondering if you are alone.  

You see a sign up ahead.  You aren’t lost. You are on the path.  The tried, true, and tested path. You feel the relief.

The theme of this meditation from Psalm 18 is relief.  Relief in being on the right...

Aug 31, 2018

Psalm 73:26.  Every day, more than 115 people in the United States die after overdosing on opioids. The biology of dependence drives it as we seek anything to find relief.  Not just health issues, but problems at work, problems in our personal relationships, and problems with our finances.

We try showing a strong face...

Aug 31, 2018

Psalm 34:8.  Trust Your Purpose

“Are we lost? Do you know where we are?” Those questions can be so irritating, especially when you are confident of your direction. But they can be humbling too, especially when you secretly doubt the path you’ve chosen. Our response to these questions is usually to keep on going,...

Aug 31, 2018

Psalm 16:8.  What Is Your Best Choice? “Mayonnaise, Mermaid Net, Salty Tears, or Nacho Cheese?”  I’ve always wanted to meet the people whose job it is to name paint colors.  

The black and white choices are easy, it’s the shades of grey and colors that are most distracting and make choosing so exhausting.


Aug 25, 2018

Psalm 28:7.  “Do you trust me?”  How do those words make you feel in your gut?  Fearful? Confident? Nervous? Curious what comes next?

The theme of this meditation from Psalm 28 is trust.  Trusting your next unknown step, to a God who does know.